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IOA chief Narinder Batra urges Indian Olympians, NSFs to lead the way in celebrating Olympic Day
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IOA chief Narinder Batra urges Indian Olympians, NSFs to lead the way in celebrating Olympic Day

Indian Olympic Association (IOA) president Narinder Batra on Saturday urged the country's Olympic medallists, Olympians and National Sports Federations to lead the country in celebrating the Olympic Day on 23 June.

IOA vice president Sudhanshu Mittal says FIH clean chit to Narinder Batra is eyewash, insists on fresh probe
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IOA vice president Sudhanshu Mittal says FIH clean chit to Narinder Batra is eyewash, insists on fresh probe

IOA vice-president Sudhanshu Mittal has said that the International Hockey Federation's (FIH) clean chit to president Narinder Batra on his complaint of irregularity was an eyewash, insisting that his allegation should be probed as per FIH's statutes.

IOA President Narinder Batra denies flouting any rules during body's 2017 elections in letter to IOC head Thomas Bach
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IOA President Narinder Batra denies flouting any rules during body's 2017 elections in letter to IOC head Thomas Bach

In his message to Bach, Batra, an IOC member from India, accused Mittal of damaging his reputation, and claimed that a conflict of interest case can't be made out following his election to the post of FIH chief.

IOA's Sudhanshu Mittal claims president Narinder Batra was not eligible to contest for the post
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IOA's Sudhanshu Mittal claims president Narinder Batra was not eligible to contest for the post

IOA vice president Sudhanshu Mittal, in a letter to the International hockey federation FIH, alleged that a major cover up was done to allow Batra contest election for the top sports job of the country.

Coronavirus Outbreak: IOA President Narinder Batra hoping to see tournaments resume from October
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Coronavirus Outbreak: IOA President Narinder Batra hoping to see tournaments resume from October

Batra also said the easing of restrictions for contact sports like boxing and wrestling seems unlikely until a treatment for COVID-19 or a vaccine is developed as there is a higher risk of transmission of the virus

Coronavirus Outbreak: IOA President Narinder Batra urges National Sports Federations, Olympic Committees to get employees tested for COVID-19
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Coronavirus Outbreak: IOA President Narinder Batra urges National Sports Federations, Olympic Committees to get employees tested for COVID-19

Two staffers of Hockey India returned positive results for COVID-19 after tests were conducted on 29 employees on Friday

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Anil Khanna defends decision to not give early clearance for hotel bookings, argues absence of president or SG
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Anil Khanna defends decision to not give early clearance for hotel bookings, argues absence of president or SG

IOA President Narinder Batra had asked Khanna to furnish "factual position" on why there was a delay in clearance for booking of 15 twin rooms. Batra said the delay has incurred a loss of nearly Rs 73 lakh

IOA president Narinder Batra asks finance committee to explain losses incurred due to delay in hotel bookings for Tokyo 2020
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IOA president Narinder Batra asks finance committee to explain losses incurred due to delay in hotel bookings for Tokyo 2020

In a letter to Khanna, who is also the IOA's senior vice-president, Batra talked about how the delay in clearance on his part for booking 15 twin rooms, affected the top sports body's finances.

IOA secretary general Rajeev Mehta labels president Narinder Batra’s decision to dissolve Ethics Commission ‘illegal’
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IOA secretary general Rajeev Mehta labels president Narinder Batra’s decision to dissolve Ethics Commission ‘illegal’

The fissures among the top officials of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) have come out in the open with secretary general Rajeev Mehta terming president Narinder Batra's decision to dissolve the Ethics Commission "illegal".

IOA president Narinder Batra nominates joint secretary Rakesh Gupta to record minutes of EC, GB meetings
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IOA president Narinder Batra nominates joint secretary Rakesh Gupta to record minutes of EC, GB meetings

Batra said this was being done for the purposes of good governance and transparency.

Coronavirus Outbreak: IOA requests Sports Ministry for financial assistance of over Rs 200 crore to tide over crisis
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Coronavirus Outbreak: IOA requests Sports Ministry for financial assistance of over Rs 200 crore to tide over crisis

IOA President Narinder Batra wrote a letter to Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju, asking for financial assistance to resume sporting activities once the government gives the go-ahead

Hockey veteran Ashok Diwan returns to India after being stranded in the United States due to COVID-19 pandemic
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Hockey veteran Ashok Diwan returns to India after being stranded in the United States due to COVID-19 pandemic

His deteriorating health adding to the trauma, the 65-year-old Diwan had made a distress call to the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) President Narinder Batra last month, requesting him to take his plea to the higher authorities

Sports ministry awards 54 NSFs recognition till September, leaves out governing bodies for Paralympics and rowing
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Sports ministry awards 54 NSFs recognition till September, leaves out governing bodies for Paralympics and rowing

The Paralympic Committee of India (PCI), Rowing Federation of India (RFI) and School Games Federation of India (SGFI) were the ones denied recognition once again

Narinder Batra's tenure as FIH President extended until May 2021 amidst coronavirus pandemic
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Narinder Batra's tenure as FIH President extended until May 2021 amidst coronavirus pandemic

Besides Batra, the tenures of women EB members — Danae Andrada (URU), Hazel Kennedy (ZAM); men EB members — Erik Cornelissen (NED) and Tayyab Ikram (MAC) have got extensions.

Hockey veteran Ashok Diwan says health much better, set for return from USA
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Hockey veteran Ashok Diwan says health much better, set for return from USA

Ashok Diwan who developed some medical complications had approached IOA President Narinder Batra, requesting him to take his plea to the higher authorities. The Sports Ministry forwarded his request to the Ministry of External Affairs.

Narinder Batra backtracks on statement regarding extension of tenure as FIH chief, say polls will happen in October
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Narinder Batra backtracks on statement regarding extension of tenure as FIH chief, say polls will happen in October

International Hockey Federation (FIH) president Narinder Batra on Sunday backtracked on his statement that his tenure is set for extension due to the postponement of FIH elections to 2021, saying that the polls "as of now" will go ahead in October this year.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Narinder Batra says he’ll continue to push for outdoor training of athletes during lockdown
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Narinder Batra says he’ll continue to push for outdoor training of athletes during lockdown

Indian Olympic Association president Narinder Batra on Saturday said he will again request the government to allow national campers to undergo outdoor training inside the country's major sports centres during the coronavirus-forced lockdown.

Tokyo Olympics: IOA chief Narinder Batra confident Summer Games will take place in 2021, says he’s ‘in touch with reliable sources’
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Tokyo Olympics: IOA chief Narinder Batra confident Summer Games will take place in 2021, says he’s ‘in touch with reliable sources’

IOC member and IOA president Narinder Batra on Saturday said that the postponed 2020 Tokyo Olympics will "definitely" be held next year, amid concerns over staging the mega event before a COVID-19 vaccine is found.

Goa Sports Minister Manohar Ajgaonkar seeks clarity from IOA over fate of National Games
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Goa Sports Minister Manohar Ajgaonkar seeks clarity from IOA over fate of National Games

The coronavirus outbreak has brought all sporting activities to a grinding halt worldwide. In India, major events like the IPL have been postponed indefinitely and some tournaments cancelled.

Autonomy of NSFs must be maintained at any cost, government in no mood to interfere, says sports minister Kiren Rijiju
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Autonomy of NSFs must be maintained at any cost, government in no mood to interfere, says sports minister Kiren Rijiju

Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju on Saturday said the government is in no mood to interfere in the functioning of National Sports Federations, insisting that the autonomy of NSFs should be maintained "at any cost".